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intense, close-boy you cloud-to-ground lightning. the michigan game was called late in the third quarter with michigan up 34-10. western michigan and michigan agreed not to play any longer because it was so dangerous out there. right now, temperatures are mid-to-upper 70s around town. 77 in washington. 76 annapolis. not much on our radar, one or two lonely spritzes of rain. that's about it. the showers we had way early this morning are fading down around southern west virginia. all the heavy weather across south bend, indiana, here in ann arbor, michigan, right here where the games were so severely impacted by the bad weather they're still getting pounded by thunderstorms here this evening and on the gulf coast, heavy vain from houston all the way to pensacola, florida. all that rain, this rain here and the rain across the upper midwest and showers in southern virginia will all eventually combine into one very long stretch of wet weather that we're going to have to deal with around here beginning monday afternoon and potentially lasting all the way through thursday or friday of the upcom
. michigan takes on notre dame. won't that be something? thanks for watching espn on abc. now, we take you to the studio for the ford wrap-up. and here's robert flores. take it away, robert. >>> brent, thanks. for the third-consecutive season, boise state opened their season with a team ranked in the top-20. tonight, it was the georgia bulldogs in a neutral site. not really neutral when you consider it was in the atlanta, georgia dome. seven-yard score. boise state beats georgia, 35-21. at the georgia dome. >>> another s.e.c. school, auburn, defending national champions. they got all they wanted from utah state. and auburn scores two touchdowns in the final 2:08 to become the first national championship to lose their season opener the next. michigan in 1998. michael dwyer. the team they beat in the final game of the regular season in 2010, alabama. no problem with kent state. trent richardson, three touchdowns. carried it just 13 times. 37 yards. alabama wins, 48-7. nick saban is 2-0, against his alma mater. >>> couple other s.e.c. schools. florida no problem with florida atlantic, 41-3. s
. >> reporter: the most ferocious opponent was not on the field, but threatening from above, at michigan stadium, torrential rain and lightning sent 110,000 fans scrambling for cover. twice. >>>>e are suspended here. >> reporter: cutting short the michigan-western michigan game with about a minute and a half left in the third quarter. both teams agreed it was too dangerous to go on, handing michigan the win. >> we're worried about the kids, you know? you go out there and you play your heart out and then you're back into another half hour and you get five-minute warm up and then the lightning strike comes again and then you come back in -- it didn't look like this was going to get any better. >> reporter: it didn't. not in michigan or iowa city, where, for the first time ever, lightning and rain delayed iowa's home opener against tennessee tech. another historic first? at notre dame, three hours of storm delays, two evacuations of the 80,000-seat stadium. >> and they announced an evacuation of the stadium just as the teams headed to the locker room at halftime. >> reporter: i ronnicly, moments ea
purpose does the gentleman from michigan rise? mr. rogers: mr. speaker, i have a bill at the desk. mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on h.r. 1892. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. pursuant to house resolution 392 and rule 18, the chair declares the house in the committee of the whole house on the state of the union for the consideration of h.r. 1892. the chair appoints the gentlelady from michigan, mrs. miller, to preside over the committee of the whole. the chair: the house is in the committee of the whole house on the state of the union for the consideration of h.r. 1892, which the clerk will report by title. the clerk: a bill to authorize appropriations for the fiscal year 2012 for intelligence and intelligence related activities of the united states government, the community management account, and the central intelligence agency retirement and disability system, and for other purposes. the chair: pursuant to the rule, the bill is considered as read the
night, and let's take a look at some of the video we've got here on the ipad, this is monroe, michigan, the bomb exploding last night, leaving a man and two children inside the vehicle, in serious condition. now, monroe is about 20 miles outside of toledo, ohio, and you can see the blackened shell of what's left of that car after the explosion that went off on a street that was lined with trees. thankfully, not near any homes or businesses. police say their investigation right now in the very early stages, you can see the federal agents there as part of this right now, the atf is taking the lead on this. and as we get more information, we'll bring it to you. right now, though, they are saying a car bomb, going off in monroe, michigan. as we get more we'll pass it on to you. jon: a man and two children hurt, is that right? >> a man and two children, they are in serious condition. jon: you can imagine, when you see what's left of that car. rick, thanks. jenna: new video is just crossing our international desk in the newsroom. this reportedly the scene in the holmes province in syria this
's prepared to close. mr. doggett: i believe i have an additional speaker. the gentleman from michigan, mr. levin, for such time as he -- the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from kentucky has got the time. mr. davis: mr. speaker, i'll reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from texas. mr. doggett: mr. speaker, i would yield two minutes to the gentleman from washington state, former chair of this subcommittee, mr. mcdermott. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. mcdermott: thank you, mr. speaker. i want to say just a few words. obviously i support the extension of the tanf, but i think that there is really -- we've been extending it one year at a time, one year at a time, one year at a time for sometime. there really is a need to relook at the whole concept of what this -- this safety net really needs to be. we wiped out welfare as we know it as was the phrase in 1996 at a time when the economy in this country was going straight up. anybody could find a job if they looked for one, and it was very clear that there was ef
in michigan, and he is set to deliver a speech in downtown detroit. it should serve as a preview to his big thursday night speech on job creation. i'm joined mou live by the mayor of lancing, michigan. mr. mayor, thank you for joining me. >> my pleasure. >> what are your expectations for the president's visit to your state? >> well, look, we're happy -- always happy to have him in michigan to see what's actually happening on the ground. you know, we're grateful for his action in saving the auto industry, which is going strong. that's an investment in gm and chrysler that is paying back. that's what is saving us in lancing. our manufacturings sector is -- it's coming -- barrelling back, and it's a reminder that we need to put the p in gdp. the reality is you have to make things in america. that's the problem. it's the outsourcing and the off shoring that is practically killing the economy. we need a main street agenda. what i am hoping to hear from the president is his willingness to go even further. the transportation thing, yeah, that's important. we need to put the p back in gdp. we need
, right here. >> in michigan, unemployment -- >> the wrong tape rolled. the story talk about the political aspects of the race. a political expert mentioned that because things went so well -- we have the story cued up. it should be airing momentarily. >> as a downtown street slowly return to normal, the focus of the inaugural grand prix slowly shift to the mayor, stephanie rollins break. -- blake. >> if there had been a disaster, if nobody had shown up, if there had been a murder or something, she would have been in trouble. >> matthew cranston is a political analyst. he says this was great. >> she had more at stake than the city did. because of the timing. early voting has already begun. it is just 10 days away from the election. this is a very risky operation. there are lots of things that could have gone wrong. if she gets credit, it is that things did not go wrong. >> the grand prix was successful all around. the mayor acknowledged some critics mistook the event as an opportunity for her to shine. >> this was never about me. it was about racing, tourism, and economic development, maki
and it coincides with car free day in the district. >>> a car bomb explosion in michigan and now we're hearing from inside the car moments after the explosion. >>> let's check out some of the other stories in our rundown. the news edge at 11:00 will be right back. >> this is fox 5 news em at 11:00. news edge at 11:00. ais >>> tonight we're hearing the frantic 911 call made after a car bomb exploded in monroe, michigan. the call was made by an attorney who was in the car with his two young sons. you can hear pleading for the dispatcher for help. >> monroe county, 911. >> we had a bad accident. my car blew up with two kids. you've been called already but i'm telling you what's going on with the boys okay? i've got two significant leg injuries. they are bleeding. i need someone here now. >> all three were injured and are expected to fully recover of the investigators are still trying to find -- recover. investigators are till trying to find out who planted the bomb and why. >>> prince michael jackson will be in berlin for an auction in november to support di
the economy's slow growth. the unemployment rate in michigan is over the national average and things look much worse in the detroit metro area. unemployment there is nearing 16%. kristen welker is live for us at the white house. kristen, the president right now on board air force one and is touching down soon. what can we expect to hear from him? >> white house officials say the president will talk about the importance of creating a strong middle class to this economic recovery. he'll also likely challenge democrats and republicans to get behind that big jobs plan that you just mentioned that he's going to roll out on thursday. we don't know specifically what's going to be in the plan, i can tell you a couple of things that have been under consideration including extending payroll tax breaks as well as investing in infrastructure, green energy projects and also providing tax breaks for companies who hire new employees. now the community today that will be listening to the president speak thousands of union workers will of course be listening very closely to his words today and again on thursda
at the time i became governor in michigan had some taxes that other states didn't. and we had a study done and one of the things it showed pretty clearly is that people were mobile. and we were losing people. and i think there's been some evidence lately in other states where tax increases have resulted in the relocation, the taxes on certain classes of people or income levels or whatever resulted actually in less revenue as they relocated residences to other states. my good oregon constituent is now a las vegas resident. apparently the legislature did a little tax changes in senator wyden's state. i think on the tax expenditure side we're kind of presenting unprecedented testimony today to say, look, let's put them all on the table but let's use them to achieve what, again, senator wyden mentioned, get that rate low. if you start losing these and i think the finance committee has got, you know -- we're counting you to be the champion to fight the poaching of these by other spenders or other interests around the congress who haven't studied the issue the way you have, but you've got to pro
new. here in michigan, obviously, it's been very hard hit in large part because of the auto industry. the white house, clearly, picked the gm headquarters to talk a little bit about the auto bailouts which they believe saved thousands of jobs. and the unemployment rate in this state has dropped. two summers ago it was over 14%. now it's 10.9%. but, obviously, still far worse than the national average, still very dangerous politically for a president who's facing re-election. i should note as well that some of the union officials, the labor crowd, the president also trying to rev up his political operation heading into 2012. the teamster president, jimmy hoffa jr., was speaking a couple moments ago and saying we'll remember in november who's with the working people. he was chiding republicans, specifically named the tea party, and then his language got a lot stronger, and pardon my language as i repeat it. he said of the tea party and republicans, quote, let's take these sons of bitches out. it got some cheers here from the crowd in detroit. megyn: i just want to make sure we understa
% of the vote. the florida straw poll isn't the only one we're watching. the michigan republican party will have one. we'll hopefully have results around 8:30 eastern time. mitt romney and rick perry are the favorites. both made appearances at that event. during his speech, perry took a shot to his fellow front-runner mitt romney and tried to put his rough debate performance behind him. >> there are may be slicker candidates, and there may be smoother debaters, but i know what i believe in. i'm going to stand on that belief every day. i will guide this country with a deep, deep rudder. >> for all your political news and updates, you know the place to go. cnn.com/politics. >>> five minutes past the hour. let economy turn to seattle now where -- let me turn to seattle now where a fire-fight ends with a man being killed after being armed with two rifles. [ gunfire ] >> you're hearing it play out there. apparently this man was walking down the street pointing the guns at people. he didn't fire until he got to an elementary school. next door to where this happened, a high school football was going on
talking about how to get americans back to work. this morning, he'll head to detroit, michigan, where the unemployment rate is a staggering 14.1%. 5% above the national average. >> we need to put our differences aside and do the right thing for our economy. >> the trip comes on the heels of the weakest job report in almost a year. and just as the election season kicks into full swing. >> we have zero confidence, zero faith in a president. >> in new hampshire last night, former massachusetts governor mitt romney tried to convince a tea party crowd he can fix the economy. >> we had last month, zero job creation. a shutout is ok in baseball. not good when you're talking about jobs. >> romney will unveil his jobs proposal in nevada on tuesday but he's not the only one with a plan. president obama will unveil his on thursday while other g.o.p. hopefuls are also working on their ideas. >> it is the principles i adopt are permanent fixes rather than temporary gimmicks that we've t >> minnesota congressman is proposing reducing the corporate to 20%. >> jon huntsman is calling for sweeping job
in northeast washington. signals are on flash here south dakota avenue at michigan avenue. again, if you come up to the intersection, you want to treat it as a four-way stop. approaching pennsylvania avenue, accident still inly with only one leap to the right getting by. only about an eight-minute trip as you travel south of 50 heading down towards the accident scene. right now, to accidents to report coming inbound off of 66. lanes are open as you work your way out of manassas. slow traffic, 50 to 123 and again at the beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> one big story wave been following this morning. the president's plan to find unemployed americans find work. most recent unemployment number will be released tomorrow. as of july, the rate stood at 9.1%. next thursday, the president will outline his plan to jump start the economy. >> the date was pushed back a day after complain from house speaker john boehner. fox 5's sherry ly live on capitol hill with more on the speech fallout. >> reporter: it is when the president wanted to deliver this speech that set off a fire s
obama will spend his labor day in michigan a state hard hit by employment. in his annual address, the president is expected to preview his jobs plan to union workers and their families in detroit. he'll unveil his entire plan in a speech on thursday night. the administration says it will lay out a series of steps that congress could act upon, including transportation and infrastructure initiatives. initiatives to help homeowners and tax breaks to support new hires. >> if you are not hiring, you're unpatriotic according to the international brotherhood of teamers james hoffa. on the state of the union, hoffa called apple, general electric and pfizer unpatriotic for opening factories and stores overseas instead of investing in employment right here in the united states. he said, big companies have a responsibility to get americans back to work and if they aren't doing that, president obama should call them out. >> i think the president should challenge the patriotism of these american corporations that are sitting on the sidelines saying why do we have high unemployment but i'm not
will support this democratic president or will we see in places like michigan what we saw in the reagan days, blue collar reagan democrats helping the republicans? >> i think it's going to be different this time because of the attack on the -- on labor by the tea party. we had 100,000 people at a rally in madison, wisconsin. we had 50,000 people in ohio. we collected a million signatures in ohio. people realize what's going on, that they might have voted republican a small group of organized labor. but i think people are aware now that this group is coming after them. when they start talking about, you know, getting rid of social security, medicare, medicaid, rolling back collective bargaining in major states, i think this is -- this has been the wake-up call an maybe labor needs. and some of those people that voted republican are now going to say, what a mistake i made because i didn't know they were going to take my job away, i didn't know they were going to take clollective bargaining awa. you saw what they did and what they believe in. and you heard this debate in washington with regard
the tea party will have on all of this. >> in michigan today, it was a call for more. in new hampshire a glaring contrast. though the battle for the white house, even among those who have not officially jumped in the rain, but centered not just on jobs but also catering to the tea party. >> and now we are seeing more and more folks realize the strength of -- the strength of this grassroots movement. >> the tea party has at its center court a belief that government is too big. sound familiar? >> the target was anything status quo. >> it is going to take a different kind of leadership. he is the most effective food stamp president in the history of the country. >> and they have plenty of ammunition with no new jobs created. >> i think we are in much bigger trouble than a lot of people realize. >> perhaps leeling, but still able to rally -- perhaps reeling, but still able to rally, president obama -- >> now is the time for them to worry about your job. >> and just as the president will outline a way to create jobs this week, mitt romney says he will unveil his own plan this week. of cour
, and traverse city, michigan. thunderstorms in the southwest from flagstaff to denver. >> 80 in salt lake city. 82 in boise. 70 in seattle. dallas 99. omaha 86. detroit 91. 71 in boston. 79 in new york. 80s from new orleans to miami. >>> and more federal help is on the way to vermont's flood zone. president obama has approved some major disaster aid for storm survivors in addition to the emergency relief that femem is providing as well. crews have made progress though in the meantime, repairing roads and restoring electricity knocked out of course by irene just a few days ago. view in vermont have ever seen damage like, this including coffins washed out of cemetery grounds. >>> on new york's long island, crews are working 16-hour days to restore power to the 500,000 people who lost it after irene blew through there. there are still just under 100,000 homes and businesses waiting for the power to come back on. the power company crews will work through the holiday weekend until everyone is back online. >>> and the mysterious death at a san diego mansion has been ruled a suicide. the body of rebe
panetta. severe storms in the midwest around chicago, green bay, milwaukee and travers city, michigan. thunderstorms from the twin cities to des moines, showers and thunderstorms in the rockies and morning fog along the pacific northwest. >>> a mild 70 in seattle, 95 in sacramento, phoenix hits 108 and albuquerque, 88. just shy of 100 in dallas. 90s from kansas city to detroit. 79 in new york. 88 in miami. >>> overseas now where former libyan leader moammar gadhafi is issuing some defiant new messages. broadcast from his secret hidewithout gadhafi warned that loyalist loyalists were armed and preparing for battle. he says there will be no surrender. a second audio message he accused nato of trying to occupy libya and steal its oil. meantime, international leaders including secretary of state hillary clinton lined up in support of libya's rebel leaders. this came during a meeting in paris. she warned the reblgss to secure the weapons stockpiles that were collected by the gadhafi regime and make sure they are not used to threaten libya's neighbors. >>> a virginia utility company says la
$3 a gallon in some spots, including parts of missouri and michigan and texas. according to the lundberg survey, the average price nationwide is $3.51, down almost a dime over the past week. >>> car door scratches, dings and dents, may soon be a thing of the past. ford has developed a mechanically extended flap that automatically activates when the doors open. it also retracts on its own. the feature will debut on the 2012 ford focus. >>> at the movies "the lion king" roared again. the re-release of the 1994 classic this time in 3d won the box office race for the second weekend in a row. the baseball drama "moneyball" starring brad pitt opened in a very close second place with the family film "the dolphin tale" debut the at third. looks like something there for everyone. >> how much do you know about lion king? ♪ >> i am not singing! nobody wants to hear me sing, trust me! >> ashley morrison in new york, thanks very much. appreciate it. >>> swimmer diane nyad stopped her swim friday. without a shark cage or other protection. after stung multiple times by a jellyfish, sh
the stadium twice because of heavy rain and lightning. and university of michigan's game against western michigan was stopped late in the third quarter because of lightning. and it never resumed. michigan, by the way, keeping score, won that game. >>> finally, it seems that movie stars are never out of the spotlight. but just ask crystal the monkey. the primate star of "night at the museum," and "the hangover part 2," was spotted on a flight from l.a. to newark yesterday. the 17-year-old female monkey smiled for her fans and posed for pictures. how about that? i did a little research. and i could not find an faa regulation that says you cannot let a monkey buy a ticket and fly on a plane. >> ron asked his producer, why is this monkey sitting in first class? >> as far as we know, she was in coach. you know? a beer. >> low-key. incognito. >>> let's check the weather. we're going back to scott padgett, from our miami station, local 10, wplg, also known as tropical storm lee. >> thanks so much there -- is it david? >> i knew that was coming. >> let's take a look at what's going on. a cold fr
history, taking on michigan state. george atkinson from livermore was a track star. the son of the former raider went 89 yards for the score. the irish knock off the spartans 31-13 for their first win of the season. other notable games, went into tallahassee and beat florida state. miami knocked off ohio state. clemson put an end to auburn's winning streak. >>> last night, the tigers clinch their first division title in 24 years and an emotional skipper knows how important the role his team plays in the city of detroit. >> during times like this, a sports team can uplift your spirits and i hope we lifted up the spirits of our family because they deserve it. >> tiger fans love that man. regulars back in the lineup. scott sizemore burns his team to bring home brandon allen. gonzalez allows just one run in seven innings. 14-12 on the season as the a's hang on to beat the tigers 5-3. >> it has been a rough year for giants catchers. chris stewart would lead the game after being hit by the back swing. beltran ties it up with a double. beltran, a three-hit game for the fourth time this month.
and power. but with crews now here from colorado, michigan, iowa and north carolina, they hope they can get the lights back on much sooner, brian? >> and just one state out of 11 states still dealing with outages tonight. anne thompson, ridgefield, connecticut. >>> and as we track the new threat out over the atlantic, katia has strengthened overnight. into a full blown hurricane, but tonight, the storm has been downgraded again to a tropical storm. and again tonight, it still too early according to forecasters to tell when, where or if katia will impact the u.s. or if it will hook a right turn and go back out to sea as we're hoping. but there is a more imdiate threat, sadly. there's a weather system churning tonight over the gulf oflfexico, and it's looking likely it will become a tropical depression or perhaps a tropical storm over the next 24 hours. that could mean heavy rain for days. most important, most immediately this evening, they're already evacuating offshe oil rigs in the gulf of mexico and of coursf we are greatly concerned over new orleans, just days after the sixth anniversary
dropped him at the university of michigan for debate camp for three weeks and thought he would be okay. wrong. he called me up two days later and felt dumb. he said the other kids at camp were far ahead of him and started yelling at me for not getting him in a better school. problem is, that he's already in the best school in our city. he says, i don't know what they're preparing us for but it's not college. my poor kid has discovered something we've known for years, not all school districts are created equal. there are at love factors for this, of course. but the one i find most telling is the correlation between poverty and academic achievement. according to the u.s. census bureau, grand rapids, michigan, has a 28.9% poverty rate amongst school age children. only 30% of students who take the michigan exam were proficient in math, 43% proficient in reading. when you look at the poorer cities in my state you'll find some numbers below 10%. conversely, the 10 wealthiest districts have scores in the mid 70s up to 90. how is that leaving no child behind? this correlation, not unique to mi
from the dakotas to upper michigan. heavy downpours from southern texas to tampa. thunderstorms from arizona up to montana. >> 74 in boston. 91 in atlanta. 88 in miami. mostly 90s from minneapolis to indianapolis. dallas, phoenix and colorado springs soar past the 100-degree mark yet again. >> staying hot there for sure. >>> the white house appears to be on the losing end of a politicacafight in washington. president obama agreed to move his major jobs speech after republicans complained that it conflicted with their presidential debate. mr. obama will speak on thursday, the same night as the nfl's first game of the season. with more on the jobs speech here's abc's david wright. >> reporter: the president knows solving the job crisis may be the key to keeping his job. republicans in congress know that too. which may explain why the two parties can't even agree on a date. >> we are at a moment when we need to take significant action. >> reporter: officially, 13.9 million americans are out of work. but economists say the real number is nearly twice that size. including people in part-t
will be waived for remaining schools. >>> also storms have caused school district in michigan to shutdown. dangling putter lines are snapped. -- power lines are snapped. parents are word it's unsafe for the kids to walk to school or walk to the sidewalk. officials will decide whether to start classes wednesday. >>> irene delayed school but the power is on, back to school for everyone. sherrie johnson is live at perry hall with the first day of class. good morning. >> reporter: good morning charlie. excitement is definitely in the air. administrators are ready for all of the schools to be back. they are scheduled to open because of the outages, they have signing all over the place welcoming students. see the balloons here on this bench and the flowers, so festive. the sign in front of perry hall. a welcome sign for dr. harrisston and students and staff are here. dr. joe will make a stop here. students had a delayed start because of hurricane irene, so dr. joe decided to celebrate students return with a visit today. he actually plans to visit 7 schools along with members of the board of edu
the next major primary in arizona and michigan and mitt romney is expected to do well in those. that makes florida especially critical for this guy, rick perry. if he doesn't do well in florida it's another four weeks before he has a good chance to pick up a win. don't forget there are three candidates who are said to still be seriously considering a run. chris christy, sarah palin and rudy giuliani. with the primary season kicking off after the new year it's just three months, that's not a lot of time to build a campaign. >> a source said that iowa, new hampshire, south carolina, nevada are all going to announce their dates tomorrow at the earliest. >> what about possible penalties that florida could face. could they loose delegates for this? >> reporter: they could loose half their delegates. something they are aware of. when they were making decision today one state official tried to set up why he voted the way he did. >> i know if the situation was -- republicans might loose delegates but i think it's more about the motion of florida than about the parties. >> reporter: the republic
south but will eventually do so across michigan and watching disturbances wrap their way around we have the moisture up the east coast. we could highlight the plume of moisture coming out of the central plains all trying to come into the whole central pattern with the disturbance coming out of the gulf of mexico and one larger disturbance right now that one poise today reach us perhaps tomorrow night in through saturday. we have a couple of rounds of heavy rain, but it depends on where the upper low settles. i showers and storms somewhere between baltimore, salisbury and ocean city. the heaviest rain on the eastern shore. continues to pump rain into the region and looks like friday afternoon it is going to be wet and we'll watch the real heavy rain maybe just off the coast or clipping ocean city. 74 is our two degree guaranteed high and showers and storms will continue overnight. how about traffic. >> reporter: 50 westbound at the bay bridge, we have a broken down car at the right lane. also a reminder, the ramp to 100 westbound will be closed until mid fall. let's take a live look at t
married her husband. she was 23. rice was a junior at the university of michigan. the boom also claims palin had an affair -- the book also claims palin had an affair with her husband's business partner in the mid-'90s. palin previously denied that accusation. >>> a troubling report card from our nation's high schools. shawn yancy has your fox 5 top five. >> we begin tonight with disappointing news about our nation's high school students. no. 5, s.a.t. scores down nationwide and reading scores for the class of 2011 were the worst ever recorded. d.c. students on average scored lower than the national average. there is some good news. students in maryland and virginia did better than the national average in every category but math. no. 4, ups is trying to make getting your holiday deliveries easier. it's a brand-new my choice service that gives you more control over how and when your packages are delivered. the free service notifies you via phone, e-mail or text alert when you can expect delivery and there's an option to have is rerouted to wherever you are now. no. 3, google is getting
displays of the confederate flag are not affected. >>> a michigan woman has filed a lawsuit against computer giant microsoft. that suit filed in seattle's u.s. district court claims that microsoft tracks people illegally. she says the company's new phone software tracks users with its location tracking feature even if the feature is turned off. the suit seeks unspecified damages, and lawyers from microsoft have declined to comment. >>> attention netflix subscribers. you will not be able to watch starz movies and content online much longer. the premium cable channel starz says it is ending its relationship with the premium entertainment subscription company. right now netflix subscribers can watch starz content through netflix's on demand streaming service. netflix will only be able to run starz content through next february. that's six months. >>> the white house is bringing the constitution into the 21st century. it has created a new website called we the people. it allows citizens to create online petitions asking for government action. people can start a petition on issues that m
school football team. most of the players of fourth and high in dearborn, michigan, are muslims. for the last month or so they were fasting all day. >> no food or water from sun-up 'til sundown, not good timing getting ready for a long season. what the team chose to do is remarkable and a lesson for everyone. we'll have that story just ahead on "the early show." ,,,,,,,,,, [ screaming ] [ zapping ] there goes dwayne's car. oh, man. there goes dwayne's house. whoa! whoa! and there goes dwayne. man, that thing does not like dwayne. [ male announcer ] state farm's got you covered. nice landing. it was. [ male announcer ] get to a better state. p-g and e has fired four inspectors, who lied about examinin >>> good morning. 825. i'm grace lee. pg&e has fired four inspectors who lied about examining underground electrical equipment. the utility launched an investigation last november after getting a tip from an employee about phony inspections. the utility says they were falsified in 25 locations, six of them right here in the bay area. >>> a string of crimes has hit cal students in te
obama at a labor day event speaking before a crowd in detroit, michigan. we'll have much more on what vice president biden had to say. perhaps he will talk more about the jobs situation as we heard from president obama earlier. in the meantime, there's a live shot for you. as the vice president speaks we'll bring you anything that he has to say of any substance, a little later. >> heather: hello i'm heather childers welcome to a new hour of america's news headquarters. >> gregg: and i'm gregg jarrett. jobs and more jobs. in what is being described as a preview of the president's speech, that he will be delivering this thursday to congress, the president telling union members today in detroit, the time for washington games is over. congress needs to move quickly to create jobs. on this labor day the president touting his efforts to save the auto industry. >> the president: we said that american auto workers could once again build the best cars in the world. [ cheering and applause ] >> the president: so we stood by the auto industry. and we made some tough choices that were necessary t
of the players of fourth and high in dearborn, michigan, are muslims. for the last month or so they were fasting all day. >> no food or water from sun-up 'til sundown, not good timing getting ready for a long season. what the team chose to do is remarkable and a lesson for everyone. we'll have that story just ahead on "the early show." get america's favorite coffee for america's favorite single-serve brewer. try all five delicious varieties, only at dunkin' donuts stores. let's take a look at the forecast, gray skies, no showers. we had a little bit of light rain overnight. for another half hour i will keep that graphic in place. 83 degrees going to be the high. tonight partly cloudy 65. tomorrow partly sunny, 88 degrees. pretty darn good weekend. over to sharon gibala with the traffic. . good morning, we pick up accidents, one on a major roadway, 795. southbound direction. watch for crash in randal, elm cross, another one in one at olds pore, one on st. paul at east preston. there is a look at your speeds and drive times in the beltway. life look at the topside, stop and go there at harford ro
these american soldiers returning home from wars overseas. this from michigan: >> what's it like right now, just to finally have him in your arms? >> it's amazing, it's awesome. you know, being over there, i just tried not to think about it, because i had a mission to do, so actually being home now, being home, you know, kind of hard to describe. so i'm just really happy. bill: that's the picture of the day, isn't it? look at that. national guard troops in michigan just finishing a seven-month deployment in the war. martha: all right. this is not so great. we've got those bad jobs numbers that came in from august, zero jobs added in the month of august, and add one group in america, black americans, struggling to find work is really a standout in terms of the bad situation here. mike tobin is live on that for us in chicago. hi mike. >> reporter: hi martha. you mentioned the zero job growth and national unemployment figure, but they only get worse among african-americans. if you look at the number of black americans unemployed, that figure is about 17 percent, the unemployment figures are a litt
in dearborn, michigan, are muslims. for the last month or so they were fasting all day. >> no food or water from sun-up 'til sundown, not good timing getting ready for a long season. what the team chose to do is remarkable and a lesson for everyone. we'll have that story just ahead on "the early show." [ agent ] so your policy looks good, is there anything else? why did you buy my husband a falcon? thanks for the falcon. i didn't buy anyone a falcon. sure, you did. you saved us a lot of money on auto insurance. i used that money to buy a falcon. ergo, you bought me a falcon. i should've got a falcon. most people who switch to state farm save on average about $480. what they do with it, well, that's their business. oh, that explains a lot, actually. [ chuckles ] [ male announcer ] another reason people switch to state farm. aw, i could've gotten a falcon. [ male announcer ] get to a better state. [ falcon screeches ] ♪ we could have had it all ♪ you had my heart and soul in your hand ♪ >>> well that's your your typical summer sound but adele has been all over the place, coming up we'll
storms around sioux falls, fargo, minneapolis and the upper peninsula of michigan. show frers burlington, vermont, to pittsburgh. thunderstorms in the rockies. >> triple digits in phoenix and colorado springs. 91 in sacramento. and just 68 in seattle. 90s from the twin cities to kansas city. 102 in dallas. 83 here in new york. and 91 in atlanta. >>> well, the forecast in one spanish town yesterday, sunny with a chance of meatballs, almost. but it was raining tomatoes, thanks to the massive food fight called the tomatina. >> some 40,000 folks showed up for this year's annual event. 120 tons of ripe tomatoes are tossed from trucks to the crowds who then toss them at each other. and for all that, the revels last just one hour, then the town opens up all the fire hydrants so everyone can wash off. this actually dates all the way back to 1944 and started very innocently dudung a parade when two kids had a tomato fight. >> look at all the fun. i guess you really have to love tomatoes to be into that. >> you would have to. good thing they have those hydrants. >> i love that book, cloudy with a
time where maybe that paradigm has changed. i just don't know. >> host: shelbitown, michigan is next for lynn on the republican line. >> caller: yes, good morning, gentlemen. i just wanted to throw this out there. i've been thinking about this for quite some time actually. up here in michigan, we've really truly have lost a full decade. we went through eight years of a democratic governor that came in with all kinds of hopes, kind of like this president. with, you know, going to change things and turn things around. and she came in with like a 69% favorable rating. she left with 16%. you just look at detroit, people keep bringing that up and they are absolutely right. it's had 50 years of single party rule and it's just terrible. so if you want to really take a snapshot of what this president is about to do, just take a look at what michigan's at and that's about all i have to say. >> host: any correlation? >> guest: well, it's interesting the second caller who used michigan as kind of -- to suggest the whole country is becoming michigan. >> host: uh-huh. >> guest: there's a correlat
morning frost in wisconsin and the upper peninsula of michigan. showers and thunderstorms from southern california to vegas and the rockies. >> a wet 79 in salt lake city. 85 in albuquerque. 95 in sacramento. 70s from fargo to kansas city. upper 60s from boston to atlanta. 91 in miami. >>> weather news does not stop there. japan is also reeling from some pretty extreme weather. heavy rain today in the wake of sunday's typhoon which was the worst that country has seen in seven years. at least 34 people have died. dozens are still missing. >> thousands of people have been stranded by washed-out bridges and roads. some 200,000 are still without electricity. it was just six months ago that the tsunami killed 21,000 people in japan. boy, hard-hit country for sure. >>> there has been another significant blow to al qaeda's top leadadship. eunice al maw ra kahnny is in custody after his capture by papastani agents working with the cia. experts say al mara tawny's role was to hit economic targets in the u.s. and around the globe. can't tour appears to usher in a new era of cooperation. after som
with workers in detroit, michigan. he'll discuss efforts to create jobs and strengthen the economy. this visit comes after a dismal jobs report that said employers stopped hiring during the month of august. many economist expected 90,000 new jobs to be added. president obama will outline what the white house is calling a comprehensive job creation plan this thursday during a joint session of congress. >>> the attorney for gary giordano says he's going to file an appeal against an aruban judge's latest ruling. the judge ruled that giordano has to stay in that jail in aruba for another 60 days. giordano was connected to the disappearance of robyn gardner who went missing a month ago while snorkeling off the caribbean coast there. he's not opinion charged with a crime, but investigators believe he purchased an insurance policy for the trip and tried to cash it after gardner went missing. >>> and today, amanda knox returns to court to appeal her murder conviction. knox and her now-ex-boyfriend both accused of killing her roommate in italy in 2007. prosecutors say knox's dna was found on the knife
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